Does your kitchen say aloha?

Is this you? If so, you just might be a local.             Whenever you cook, you cook too much.             There’s a rice cooker on your counter.             When it’s time to cook, you wash the rice. Because there’s always rice.               You put small-kine […]

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A fresh spirit and getting real with rice

I’m turning over a new plate. Be my witness: When I hear about a restaurant or ingredient, from now on, I’m not going to procrastinate. I’m going to go there. Every time I say “someday,” it ends up being “noday.” I missed the Korean taco […]

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Omedetu, Shirokiya! Congratulations!

Got a great mango recipe? Under Tips, Recipes, Ideas and Food Lore tab above, check out the information on the recipe contest at the Mangoes at the Moana event coming up July. 9 Tomorrow: A lucky-you-live-Hawai’i bread pudding. Wednesday: The restaurant rule. Been hearing about […]

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Rice dreams…

On a recent trip to Anchorage, I tried coconut rice for the first time. Tender, creamy, coconuty but in an elusive sort of way. Don’t know why I came so late to THAT table. I had to go to Alaska to taste coconut rice??? Next […]

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